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The podcast for those approaching 50, 50 and over 50 who want to change the way we age. Fitness, wellness, and health research put into practical tips you can use today. You still got it girl!

The podcast for those approaching 50, 50 and over 50 who want to change the way we age. Fitness, wellness, and health research put into practical tips you can use today. You still got it girl!


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The podcast for those approaching 50, 50 and over 50 who want to change the way we age. Fitness, wellness, and health research put into practical tips you can use today. You still got it girl!




Full body weight training or Body Part? Reader Question

Today’s short episode answers the question “Is full body weight training or a split routine better?” Right now as you’re exercising at home to stay in place, and tempted potentially by the thousands of fitness trainers displaced from their gyms who are offering you their workout online, getting this right is even more important than normal. Full body weight training or Body Part weight training More muscle fibers equal Better for hormonal response: Also not mentioned in the show, you...


Daily Health Habits Over 50 | What I’m Doing Right Now

Daily health habits are more important than ever. I post this just a week-deep into the Corona Virus Pandemic we’re in. Yet, I suspect they are not unique from yours potentially, I do want to share them. My life for 36 years has been about health, wellness, fitness, and the psychology of behavior change – or mindset as we refer to it now. I sometimes take for granted that these daily health habits are known and either chosen and practiced or avoided intentionally. Then a casual comment hits...


Creating Community and Stability in Times of Uncertainty

During these times of uncertainty it can be easy to be distracted. That can lead to anxiety, depression, and a lack of productivity. While some of the messages we're getting may suggest less productivity or "busy" and more quiet, calm, introspection is what this is all for, many of you are seeking some more tangible solutions. This special episode is just an over-the-fence chat with Flipping 50 community member, Connie. She's in health care. She works in hospice as a massage therapist. Of...


3 Minutes to Less Stress and a Better Immune System

3 Minutes to Less Stress and a Better Immune System I want to help you get to experience stress and a better immune system today. I thought about how best to support you today during this podcast. I pulled the regularly scheduled podcast in order to serve you better. If you want to go straight to the breathing technique you can skip to the end of this podcast, it will be in the last 5 minutes. I’m going to keep this one short. I want to offer support and then let you move on through your...


Should You Eat or Fast Before Exercise?

Should You Eat or Fast Before Exercise? This is such a commonly asked question in the wake of the popularity of fasting it’s asked more often than ever. I’m always going to defer to you on this one. I’ve got clients who just need to eat. I’ve got clients who say they can’t eat before exercise because they’re not hungry, but who don’t have energy during early morning workouts. I’ve got clients who do best if they eat before high intensity exercise but not low. SO the bottom line on this...


Popular Core Exercises | Should You Spank Your Plank?

Popular Core Exercises | Should You Spank Your Plank? Popular core exercises are not necessary the best core exercises. What are? Inside this episode. Martina Young is a doctor of physical therapy with over 14 years of experience in manual therapy. She has competed as a top tier amateur triathlete for ten years. She is in her 40s and has two daughters who inspire her daily. She likes to challenge fitness fads because they are not always based on most current evidence. She understands...


What Is Best Way to Do Core Exercise After 50? Flipping 50 Reader Question

Searching for the Best Way to Do Core Exercise After 50? This reader question I’m answering today will help you make the most of your exercise time. (and reduce injury) Good luck! Seriously, that search alone brings up videos prepared by a potluck of sites and experts and people pretending to be experts on TV, or at the least YouTube. And there are mistakes. Unknowingly, the instructors actually give advice and cues that counter the goal of core exercise. Your goal is to brace. You want...


What 2020 Fitness Trends Mean for You After 50 | Yes or No?

Every year for the past 14 years the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) surveys trends of commercial, clinical, community, and corporate fitness & health industry to give a state of the trends. It is designed to confirm or identify trends that have a positive effect on the industry. That is, profit, participation, and is according to the opinion of the survey respondents. The intention of the survey is for readers to determine the application to their business model. This survey of...


What Does It Mean to Go "To Fatigue?" Reader Question

What does it mean to go to fatigue? That's a recent question- and commonly misunderstood term - from our Flipping 50 community. So I pulled this one to respond to in the first of this short series of Q and A's where I just address a question from you! So if you've got a question about getting to fatigue, getting to sleep, or getting to your optimal energy that I can answer, please share it with me. In this brief episode I answer what "to fatigue" means and how you benefit or what you miss...


What is EMF and Why Should You Be Concerned?

What is EMF and Why Should You Be Concerned? You’ve heard about EMFs. You know it’s potentially important. Yet, you’ve got lingering questions on it and how much it could be affecting your health, your weight, brain fog, sleep. Dr. Mercola, is founder of that has been most visited natural health web site for the last 15 years even despite Google censoring him and removing him from the search engines in June of 2019. Well-known, well-respected, and powerhouse of energy it’s...


5 Proven Perimenopause & Menopause Fitness Strategies

5 Proven Perimenopause & Menopause Fitness Strategies Restore Before More Cortisol has been on overdrive for way to long you’ve probably experienced the increase in weight and belly fat. It’s a sure sign for me. Look, last year for the first time I was training for an event – doing something I love – and it was also a stressful time of having to move to get out of the mold that still was not mitigated in the house I was renting. Then there were two other major stressors happening with...


The Fast Fix to Better Menopause You’re Overlooking | A Doctor Speaks

If I told you a doctor was talking about a better menopause today, what is the first thought that comes to mind? What do you suspect we’re going to talk about? I’d be willing to bet it’s not this conversation. If you’ve been spending 15 minutes in the office when you visit your doctor, feel like you’ve got to have questions written down not to miss the chance… then this will feel completely foreign… but welcome. Better Menopause with Personal Training? Before we dive in, this episode is...


Not Your Mother's Menopause | A Better Post Menopause

Not Your Mother’s Menopause | A Better Post Menopause Do you hope for a better post menopause than you see most women have? Do you want a better post menopause than your mother or grandmother? Maybe they’ve never even talked about it! So how do you create your own best mental, physical, and emotional journey into menopause and beyond? Maybe you were lucky and have an amazing role model in your family or inner circle. Make Menopause Your Experience Maybe you crave something different and...


Becoming a Health Coach or Personal Trainer After 50

Becoming a Health Coach or Personal Trainer After 50 Is becoming a health coach or personal trainer something you’ve toyed with? Love health? Tired of what you’ve been doing? Looking for a career with meaning and purpose you love? This episode is full of resources and things to consider. I’ll look at both the pros and cons of starting now or getting back into it if it’s something you did “back in the day.” In fact this episode is sponsored by the Flipping 50 Fitness Specialist...


Exercise and Fasting After 50 | Does It Burn More Fat?

Exercise and Fasting After 50 | Does It Burn More Fat? Do exercise and fasting even belong in the same sentence? I’ve got the inside scoop for you in this episode. Is exercise fasted a faster way to weight loss or sabotaging you? Is there a better way to fast? This podcast is brought to you by CBD For Life. It’s become a staple in my routine lately. I’m definitely one of those of us who love to exercise. Whether that’s true for you or not, we all get a little creaky now and then. Did you...


7 Walking Mistakes that Prevent Weight Loss After 50

7 Walking Mistakes that Prevent Weight Loss After 50 Walking mistakes may be keeping you from your best results. Doctors often recommend walking as a best exercise. However, the blanket “walk” advice leaves a lot of information out. You’ve got less room for error after 50, especially if you’re in menopause. If you’ve added a walking program – or plateaued using one – or you're thinking about starting a walking program, avoiding these mistakes will help you keep moving in a more effective...


Men’s Hormone Health | His & Hers After 50

Men’s Hormone Health | His & Hers After 50 Lady, you’re an influence for everyone around you. Though there is an abundance of information out there about women’s hormone health and you know we cover it here, there’s less about men’s hormone health. So we’re diving into it in this episode. I am so glad you’re joining me for this episode. It is really at your request that I have brought my guest on because so very often I’ve been asked, who is the guy’s version of Flipping 50? This one no...


Do You Live as If Health is Your Wealth?

Can you imagine nearly losing it all? What do you think of when I ask that? Did you think of money or you think of health? Imagine you've got these three main components of your life divided: You had to give one up? Then the next day you had to give me one more which would it be? After nearly losing her life in 2013 and spending almost half a million dollars to get it back, she is changing the world again by inspiring others to build extraordinary wealth and optimal health. By sharing...


Starting Over Better Than Ever Over 50

Are you starting over after 50? Whether you choose it or it chooses you, starting over can be the best thing that ever happened. This episode is all about unwelcome changes followed by an exciting ride still unfolding for guest Lisa Hoffman. Lisa answered a call to help demonstrate exercises on a news station in Washington, D.C. That’s how we met. I wanted to share her story with you. If you’re in a tough spot, and changes are happening to you that you didn’t plan for, this is for...


What’s Wrong With Setting Goals (and How to Fix It)

Have you ever set a New Year’s Resolution? Or set a weight or a performance goal? If you’ve ever been inspired to or forced to (I taught a health studies course for years, so that is for my students) … and if you’ve ever wondered, why you didn’t follow through or why you quit… then this episode is for you. What’s Wrong With Setting Goals (and How to Fix It) If you’re listening at the start of the New Year when I created this episode and setting goals for a new year that’s healthier,...